Protein supplements offer few real performance benefits beyond the glossy packaging, according to website The Conversation. While you do need protein as the source of the amino acid building blocks for new muscle growth and repair, most of us get enough in our diet anyway. Here is a snippet:
However, if you do decide you need a protein supplement because of time constraints or travel, the best option is simply chocolate milk! Chocolate milk contains a good mix of carbohydrates (to promote glycogen restoration and stimulate insulin release) and high-quality whey and casein dairy proteins, which are absorbed quickly.
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